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James A. Garfield Historical Site, a national treasure in our own backyard
BY GREG GOTH
"I have lived in the area since February 2012 and have driven down Mentor Avenue many times
without really considering the majestic house that sits on the large lot at 8095 Mentor Ave. This is surprising because deep down I am a history buff; I have a picture of my 1 year old son at Gen Patton's grave and I once took my pregnant wife on a tour of the Verdun battlefield in France - that was not a good idea. That all changed when I was asked by Tim Shirer the Publisher of the Lake County Sentinel to accompany him on a tour of the President Garfield Historical Site to take pictures with him for an article. Click here for the whole story
Brown announces more than $21.1 million in affordable housing funds for Ohio
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs – announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded Ohio $21,186,076 through the national Housing Trust Fund to help create and preserve safe, affordable housing for low-income households and families experiencing homelessness.
“Even before the pandemic, one in four renters in Ohio were paying over half of their incomes on housing, leaving many to choose between buying groceries or paying rent,” said Brown. “This Housing Trust Fund grant will provide over $21 million to create and preserve affordable housing for Ohioans, and give more families a stable foundation for accessing healthcare, jobs, and educational opportunities.” Click here for the whole story
Wickliffe to hold 9/11 tribute on 20th Anniversary at Liberty Gardens
BY TIM SHIRER
(WICKLIFFE, OH) – For the “Greatest Generation” of Americans December 7th, 1941, was a day that will live in infamy as President Franklin D. Roosevelt said in a speech after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. For the generations who were alive on September 11, 2001, it is a day that is burned into our minds as the single most tragic day for the United States of America since 1941.
As we all know to well, two planes (American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines 175) flew into the World Trade Center in New York City at 8:46:40 and 9:02:57 a.m. bringing the twin towers down. Another plane (American Airlines Flight 77) struck the Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia at 9:37:46 a.m. and finally a fourth plane (United Airlines Flight 93) that was originally directed by the hijackers to hit either the U.S. Capitol or the White House turned around over Lake Erie and went down in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania at 10:03 a.m. as the passenger heroes on board fought the hijackers for control of the aircraft. Click here for the whole story
Rogers announces over $547 million in federal funds for COVID-19 and economic relief
(COLUMBUS, OH) – State Representative John Rogers (D-Mentor-On-The-Lake) Monday announced the approval of funds by the state Controlling Board to further aid Ohio’s response to the health and economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Controlling Board Monday approved federal CARES Act funding for several items aimed at providing financial relief to Ohio’s citizens, small businesses, and non-profits that have been impacted by the pandemic: Click here for the whole story